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Beatrice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
33
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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access_time 2 months ago
 
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
I have a family of four members and I always think about how I can make the family live a better letter. As a housewife, I have business ideas but due to lack of money, I fail to execute them. Upon receiving money I will use $1000 as capital to start a shop business at our trading center. The center has only one shop which cannot satisfy the market. I expect to make a profit of approximately $10 per day. With this profit , I will be able to feed my family and have saving for my children so as to have school fees for them once they join secondary school. I appreciate the program.
What is the happiest part of your day?
October 2022 was my children's birthday. The first one was turning 6 years and the second was turning 2 years. Despite the food challenges, I celebrated with my family. I slaughter two chickens for the family. We enjoyed ourselves as a family and reminded me of the days my husband was working with Komaza.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My husband was working with Komaza and life was good on my side. He was laid off one year ago and came back home. Since then life has changed completely. The family used to take three meals per day but now we take one meal in the evening. My two children are now weak. Sometimes they miss school due to hunger. I used to do the shopping for the family every after six months but now I have to was clothes after two weeks due to lack of washing detergents. My skin has now turned black unlike before. Lack of job is the challenge I am facing in life.